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Rusting flashings and metal components

  • Air-borne salt, dust or dirt accumulating under flashings and metal components

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  • Zinc (galvanizing) or aluminium/zinc or zinc/aluminiuim alloy coating has been scratched or eroded, exposing steel

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No gap between bottom of cladding and waterproof deck

  • It was not installed with a sufficient gap when constructed

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There is no gap between the bottom of the cladding and a window/door head flashing (gap should be 5 mm)

  • It was not installed correctly when constructed – the gap has been required under E2/AS1 for building work since 1992 to allow draining and drying from behind the cladding

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Gap between bottom of cladding and head flashing sealed

  • It was not installed correctly when constructed – the gap has been required under E2/AS1 for building work since 1992 to allow draining and drying from behind the cladding

    How to repair

No head flashing to window/door openings

  • It was not installed when constructed – for a period during the 1970s and 1980s sealant was sometimes used rather than a metal head flashing 

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Stain failure at base of timber weatherboard walls

  • Cladding covered by soil/foliage

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  • The back surface of boards is too close to the ground, not sealed and absorbing moisture

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Plywood cladding – paint failure at base of walls

  • Cladding covered by soil/foliage

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  • The back surface of boards too close to the ground, not sealed and absorbing moisture

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Leaking through stucco

EIFS – leaking through cladding

Corroded metal roof flashings

  • Air-borne salt, dust or dirt accumulating under flashings

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  • The paint finish has deteriorated, exposing steel 

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No stop end to raking apron flashing to roof/wall junction

  • It was not a requirement when the flashing was installed 

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  • It was omitted during construction (post 2005)

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